About APW and Friends

Albuquerque Press Women and Friends is an organization of professional communicators. We welcome anyone working in the field of communications. APWF provides a support network of interested, curious writers, photographers, film makers, graphic designers, poets public relations professionals and journalists. In September 2016, the membership voted to change the name to add and friends to emphasize that everyone is welcome to become part of the organization.

APWF can be reached through our primary E-Mail.

APWF meets on the second Monday of each month except July and August. Networking begins at 11:45 a.m. at the Golden Corral, 5207 San Mateo NE, a buffet style restaurant. Everyone is welcome and can select lunch off the buffet and pay the restaurant directly. For APWF members, there is no other charge. All others will pay APWF $5.

APWF History

New Mexico Press Women was chartered in 1950. Ann Conger, women’s page editor of the Albuquerque Tribune is considered the founder of New Mexico Press Women club. The chapter grew from that original meeting.

New Mexico Press Women has three chapters in the state, Albuquerque, Las Cruces, and Northern New Mexico.

New Mexico Press Women offers a professional communications contest, the Zia Award for an outstanding book, a high school communications contest, and a communicator of achievement award.

The local chapters and state affiliate a part of the National Federal of Press Women, which was founded in Chicago in May 1937.  It’s stated purpose, “To promote the highest ideals in journalism, to provide exchange of journalistic ideas and experiences and to coordinate editorial opinions on matters of national interest to women.”

 

 

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